Entries for 'David La Piana'
David La Piana // Thursday, April 2, 2020
Join the conversation with David La Piana, Makiyah Moody, Kyu Kang, and Beverly Snow as they discuss some of the ways in which they have developed routines and habits that have contributed to their success in working from home.
David La Piana // Sunday, March 22, 2020
Since our founding in 1998, we have been based in and continuously perfected working from home. While many of you are shifting to work at home, we’d like to share a few of the lessons we’ve learned over the past twenty-two years.
David La Piana // Wednesday, March 18, 2020
David La Piana, Managing Partner, talks about an important topic that many foundations are grappling with during our current COVID-19 related stock market slump.
David La Piana // Thursday, March 5, 2020
David La Piana, Managing Partner, discusses the concept of
clumping vs. splitting and the ways in which this dynamic can impact your
thinking and conversations about strategy.
David La Piana // Wednesday, September 4, 2019
How do you measure love? Shiree Teng and her co-author Sammy Nuñez blow up the concept of evaluation as an attempt at precise measurement and an effort to find objective truth.
David La Piana // Monday, October 30, 2017
Leadership is full of paradoxes, and other takeaways from interviews with over 500 corporate CEOs. How do these findings resonate for nonprofit leaders, or how is nonprofit leadership different?
David La Piana // Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Nonprofit leaders have four principal levers for moving their organizations forward, but when any one of these receives too much, or to little, attention or prioritization, the organization cannot perform at its best.
David La Piana // Wednesday, November 9, 2016
On this morning I am writing to offer my solidarity with you and with all our clients and colleagues in the field. We will not give up, we will just work harder.
David La Piana // Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Harvard Business School professor John P. Kotter is best known for his eight-step guide to navigating organizational change. His latest book, Accelerate, builds on the eight-step approach but introduces a whole new concept, one which I think has broad applicability to the nonprofit sector.
David La Piana // Thursday, August 7, 2014
Whether shifting away from funding in a specific program area or looking toward a total spend-down and closure, foundations face the dilemma of how to make a graceful exit. This blog shares a few observations about how funders can navigate these shifts in partnership with their grantees. For more on this topic, watch for the fall issue of Stanford Social Innovation Review, featuring an article I’ve coauthored with Christopher Oechsli on The Atlantic Philanthropies’ limited-life strategy.